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Praslin Island is considered the most beautiful island in the Seychelles. It is often called the real"Garden of Eden".
The best beach on the island - Anse Lasio. This beach is located in the northwest of Praslin. It is the only one of all beaches not protected by a coral reef stretching along the entire island. This beach is famous for its white sand and clear waters. If you walk along the sea for about 2, 5 kilometers, you can walk to absolutely wild beach Anse Georgette. After walking a little more, you can come across Petit Anse Kerlan and Anse Kerlan. The waters of the first are very calm, and on the second, on the contrary, high waves and stormy sea. In the very east of Praslin is the Anse Marie-Louise beach, in which forms a kind of natural pool during high tide.
The island is very interesting to travel both on foot and by bike. And a large number of underwater animals attracts diving lovers to the island.
May Valley. The Mayskaya Valley Nature Reserve was declared only in 1996 , and since has been attracting the attention of tourists from all over the world.
In this reserve is not you can hear sounds, except for the screams of black parrots and the murmur of streams. The tourist routes are marked with arrows, all paths are easy to walk and are maintained in excellent condition.
Local legend says that it was here that the Garden of Eden was once located, and the fruit with which the serpent once tempted Eve, was not at all an apple, but "sea coconut".
It is by visiting the May Valley that you can see how tropical forests looked many hundreds of thousands of years ago.
It's best to visit this reserve early in the morning, when it is almost deserted. It is in the May Valley, by the way, that a very rare species of birds lives - a black parrot.
Praslin Island is one of the few in the world where"sea coconut" grows, which can also be considered a landmark of the island. This rare and unusual plant bears fruit only once every 10 years for 30 nuts. Each fruit weighs 20-25 kilograms.
"Sea nuts" were often nailed to the shores of Indonesia, the Maldives and India, but before the discovery of the Seychelles, no one and had no idea what it was, so they and were called"sea".
And only in 1756, after an expedition to Praslin, was a grove of"sea coconut" discovered.
Its nuts are almost never eaten, and in is mainly used to make Coco de Mer liqueur.
The villages of Bay Saint Anne and Grand Anse. Almost the entire population of Praslin Island lives in these two villages. By visiting them, you can get to know the Creole culture and life of the inhabitants of this particular island, which is somewhat different from the life of other islanders.
Black Pearl. The Black Pearl includes several attractions at once. This is a shellfish farm, where you can learn about the growth and reproduction of these sea animals, a pearl factory, and also a shop where tourists can buy unique and quality jewelry made of unusual black pearls.
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Topic: Praslin. Recreation and entertainment.